First weekday with no coronavirus deaths since March

No deaths recorded in the last 24 hours in Scotland.

Scotland has recorded its first weekday with no registered coronavirus deaths since March.

There has previously been no Covid-19 deaths registered in Scotland at weekends, when figures can be artificially low.

It means the death toll in Scotland under this measure remains at 2482 – although including suspected cases the figure is higher.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said 18,213 people have tested positive for the virus in Scotland, up by 17 from 18,196 the previous day.

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There are 823 people in hospital with confirmed or suspected Covid-19, a drop of three in 24 hours.

Of these patients, 17 are in intensive care, a fall of one.


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